Omniverse Originating: Ch. 7The idea of having EDA come to Earth as ambassadors was to create healthy political relations with the worlds beyond the shards. However far from a few people opposed the idea. There is the Association for Protection Against Alien Forces, the 5th Column of the Superior Man, the Foundation for Restoration of the Spatial Weave, the Longinus Spear to name just a few. Groups like these have time and time again threatened with assasinations and acts of terrorism to keep humanity "pure", fearing everything from cross-breeding with "lesser lifeforms" to a sudden tear in the fabric of the universe. Groups like these, perticularly shady orginisations like the 5th Column had the government worried to such a degree that no pictures or recordings or other evidence of the EDA's presence on Earth existed.As for how they managed to keep it secret is beyond me, but the result was that other than in released photos and movies and logs made while off world I had never before seen an EDA, but I had neve
Omniverse Originating: Ch. 6It felt like I was in an amusement park, about to ride that scariest ride on offer. That knot of excitement and terror taughtened in my stomach as I finally came face to face with him. Or...at least I thought it'd be like that. The man standing in the door was not what I had expected. Blonde with a military hair cut and uniform he looked as human as me.- Coran, American, Matthews? This needs your signature.The man gave me a piece of paper. Looking it over, basically by signing it I agreed to be the ambassador of the United States of America for the EDA in question, thereby binding me to the service of the United States of America, to be at the mercy of the state. Already I had signed what felt like a hundred different versions of this exact document and it annoyed me. Again, I am no conspiracy theorist, but I like commedians and for everyone of these documents I kept hearing Steve Hughes at Michael McIntyres Commedy Roadshow - "the small oppresion of our physical movements so we can'